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Why YouTube buffers: The secret deals that make--and break--online video

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This four pages Ars Technica article explains why "Why YouTube buffers: The secret deals that make--and break--online video -- When internet service providers (ISPs) and video providers fight over money, Internet users suffer.

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Code Rush, the Mozilla Documentary From 2000/Y2K.

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VideoSift shared a very old 56+ minutes seconds Viddler video (also YouTube) showing "Code Rush" -- "... documentary covering the first release of Netscape source code in 1998, the foundation of the Mozilla project... From March 1998 to April 1999, an independent documentary film crew followed a team of software engineers

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Which mobile operating system (OS) do you currently use for your mobile device(s) [e.g., tablets and smartphones]?

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The Internet's 15 Greatest Hidden Gems.

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EHow UK shows a seventeen/17 slides of "The Internet's 15 greatest hidden gems -- Software developers are a creative lot, and they often like to surprise users with unexpected gifts.

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Do you still use instant messages (IMs)?

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New iPhones are like New Girlfriends

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VideoSift shared a funny 2.5 minutes CollegeHumor video showing a spoof/parody sketch/skit of "New iPhones are Like New Girlfriends -- We explore the similarities between these two fragile relationships."

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Sixteen Colors Draw: ANSI Editor (Online)

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05:53PM [grifter (remove AQFL to e-mail)]  /topic http://draw.sixteencolors.net/
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It is basically TheDraw, but online

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Why is it so hard to make a phone call in emergency situations?

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Boing Boing reports on why "why is it so hard to make a phone call in emergency situations? ... But it is a fact that, whenever disaster strikes, it becomes difficult to reach the people you care about.

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4/Four Funny Videos: iPhone versus/vs. ePhone

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Over 3.5 years ago, VideoSift shared a funny 42 seconds YouTube video showing the differences between iPhone and ePhone. There are three more episodes/skits/sketches in its playlist.

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The Cutting Room Floor (TCRF) -- A web site dedicated to unearthing and researching unused and cut content from video games..

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The Verge mentioned "The Cutting Room Floor (TCRF) is a site dedicated to unearthing and researching unused and cut content from video games. From debug menus, to unused music, graphics, enemies, or levels, many games have content never meant to be seen by anybody but the developers — or even meant for everybody, but cut due to time/budget constraints ..."

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Microsoft (MS)'s 13 worst missteps of all time.

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This eight pages/one print page InfoWorld article on "Microsoft's 13/thirteen worst missteps of all time ... the landmarks among 25 years of failures Redmond-style..."

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Your Father/Pa/Dad Asks iPhone Questions

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FailDesk shared a funny 3.25 minutes SuperNews! YouTube video showing "Your Dad Asks iPhone Questions -- ... dad just doesn't understand technology."

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